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Old 02-18-2006, 09:02 PM
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Tip number uno:

The difference between lay and lie.

I know this may seem trivial, but many people use these interchangably and that just shouldn't be!
Why?

Well... when you "lay", you are doing it TO something.
For example: "I laid the book down on the table."

when you "lie", it is something YOU are doing.
For example: "I'm going to go lie down."

People commonly replace "lay" for "lie."
So saying something like "He is laying down" should instead be said as "He is lying down"


So now you know. Hope that helped!


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